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Jocelyn

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Little Goth
  • #636 All Time
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2k Jocelin (French)

How popular is the name "Jocelyn" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1900660
1910550
1911550
1912880
1913990
191410100
191511110
191624240
191727270
191820200
191923230
192025250
192133330
192224240
192346460
192444440
192548480
192645450
192763630
192864640
192980800
193067670
193185850
193262620
193363630
193475750
193551510
193672720
193750500
193844440
193973730
194056560
194160600
194262620
194373730
194447470
194572720
194669690
194772720
194879790
194997970
19501371370
19512742740
19522572570
19533083080
19543033030
19553833830
19564034030
19573523520
19583063060
19592412410
19602282280
19612232230
19622222220
19632662660
19642622620
19652922920
19662972970
19672602600
19683243240
19693923920
19704144140
19713963960
19723513510
19733553550
19743893890
19754064015
19764234230
19779459387
19788358287
197973271913
19807657605
19818168097
198275174011
19837277216
19848768706
198588087010
19868588517
19879869797
19881,1171,10215
19891,0961,08016
19901,3251,3178
19911,3651,35510
19921,8581,84216
19931,9481,92622
19942,0692,05811
19952,2042,19113
19962,5182,5099
19972,6292,61910
19982,5942,58212
19992,4882,47612
20002,7542,74410
20012,8332,8276
20023,5273,5216#91 girl name
20033,7223,7166#87 girl name
20043,7583,74216#85 girl name
20053,6943,67816#87 girl name
20064,3734,3676#73 girl name
20075,3005,28911#50 girl name
20084,3744,3668#67 girl name
20094,1184,10810#71 girl name
20103,9813,9810#65 girl name
20113,7283,7280#70 girl name
20123,2293,2245#92 girl name
20133,1423,1420#99 girl name
20142,7442,7440

Want to know about the populiarty of Jocelyn? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 98,072 babies born with the name Jocelyn in the United States. That's more than enough Jocelyns to occupy the territory of Jersey (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 97,857 (as of March 27, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1900 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jocelyn" was in 2007 with a total of 5,289 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jocelyns)

According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jocelyn" ranks #88 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 87 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 2002. Across the entire United States a total of 3,527 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Jocelyn" mean? The list below shows the origins of Jocelyn as well as things modernly associated with the name Jocelyn such as celebrities named Jocelyn.

English

Origin and Meaning of Jocelyn

The name "Jocelyn" is of English origin, and it means "Little Goth". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Jocelyn Quivrin

Jocelyn was born in 1979 in Dijon, Cote-d'Or, France.

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Joy Bisco

Joy Bisco is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1995 to present. Joy was born in 1975 as Jocelyn Bisco in San Diego, California, U.S.

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Jocelyn Thibault

Jocelyn Thibault is an ice hockey player. Jocelyn was born in 1975 in Montreal, QC, CAN.

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Jocelyn Angloma

Jocelyn Angloma is a football biography. Jocelyn was born in 1967 in Abymes, Guadeloupe.

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Alternative Meanings

J is for jewel, the sparkle in your eye.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

C is for captive, your web of charm.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

Y is for young, the years never show!

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Your name in reverse order is "Nylecoj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lyjneoc". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Jocelyn born Nov 28, 1966

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Alaska approximately on 1350. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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